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(The Victor Valley Family History Center serves the entire High Desert area. There are more than 50 volunteer staff members.<br>  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' 12100 Ridgecrest Road (cross street=Bear Valley Road) Victorville, CA  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=12100+Ridgecrest+Road,+Victorville,+CA&hl=en&ll=34.471998,-117.274976&spn=0.030356,0.047851&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.816238,97.998047&oq=12100+Ridgecrest+Road+Victorville,+CA&hnear=12100+Ridgecrest+Rd,+Victorville,+California+92395&t=m&z=15 Location Map]
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'''Address:'''  
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*12100 Ridgecrest St Victorville CA 92392 United States
 
*Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.  
 
*Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.  
*Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.  
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*Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=12100+Ridgecrest+Road,+Victorville,+CA&hl=en&ll=34.471998,-117.274976&spn=0.030356,0.047851&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=58.816238,97.998047&oq=12100+Ridgecrest+Road+Victorville,+CA&hnear=12100+Ridgecrest+Rd,+Victorville,+California+92395&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
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'''Phone:''' 760-243-5632
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*Language:English
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;Ca_victorville@ldsmail.net<br>
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'''Phone:'''
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*'''1-760-243-5632'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
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*Ca_Victorville@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*'''Tues:'''&nbsp;9 am - 9 pm
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*'''Tuesday:'''9:00am-9:00pm
*'''Weds:''' 9 am - 1 pm;'''&nbsp; '''5 pm - 9 pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''9:00am-9:00pm
*'''Thurs: '''9 am - 9 pm
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*'''Thursday:'''9:00am-8:00pm
*'''Friday:''' 9 am - 1 pm
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*'''Friday:'''9:00am-5:00pm
*'''Sat:''' 10 am - 2 pm
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*'''Saturday:'''10:00am-2:00pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving, and of Christmas and New Years. &nbsp;Please schedule in advance.
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving:''' '''Christmas and New Years:''' '''Please schedule in advance:'''
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
==== Upcoming Events: &nbsp;October 12, 2013 Family History Fair. Classes on FamilySearch, DNA for Family History.  ====
 
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Center  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Center  ====
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and micrfofiche available through the Family History Library Catalog<br>
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and micrfofiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog<br>
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
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*3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers  
 
*3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers  
*9 computers  
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*11 computers  
*3 printers including one that prints color and one that prints copies of microfilm.
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*3 printers including one that prints color copies and one that prints copies of microfilm  
*2 Photo scanners: Scan photos, negatives, and slides  
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*3 Photo scanners: Scan documents, photos, negatives, slides, and even oversized items (large family history charts, quilts, etc.)&nbsp;
 
*VHS to DVD conversion equipment
 
*VHS to DVD conversion equipment
  
 
==== Staff Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Specialties  ====
  
Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh research, DNA for family history
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Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh research, DNA for family history  
  
Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm FamilySearch Indexing
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Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm FamilySearch Indexing  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 22:47, 20 March 2015

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


(The Victor Valley Family History Center serves the entire High Desert area. There are more than 50 volunteer staff members.

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 12100 Ridgecrest St Victorville CA 92392 United States
  • Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley.
  • Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-760-243-5632

E-mail:

  • Ca_Victorville@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday:10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving: Christmas and New Years: Please schedule in advance:



Calendar and Events

Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Center


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the microfilms and micrfofiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. These include19th-Century British Library Newspaper Digitial Archive, Access Newspaper Archive, Alexander Street Press- The American Civil War, Ancestry.com, ArkivDigital Online, Find My Past, Fold3.com (previously known as Footnote.com), The Genealogist, Godfrey Memorial Library, Heritage Quest Online, Historic Map Works Library Edition, Legacy Stories, Paper Trail, World Vital Records.
  • Digital Scrapbooking Software
  • Photo Editing Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 microfilm readers, 2 microfiche readers
  • 11 computers
  • 3 printers including one that prints color copies and one that prints copies of microfilm
  • 3 Photo scanners: Scan documents, photos, negatives, slides, and even oversized items (large family history charts, quilts, etc.) 
  • VHS to DVD conversion equipment

Staff Specialties

Tuesdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Thursdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh research, DNA for family history

Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm FamilySearch Indexing


Resources in the Local Area

Please visit the Norman F. Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino for a California collection that is unique in the world.


Volunteer at the Center

Volunteer genealogy consultants have opportunities for training in basic and advanced techniques.  Assignments are usually in shifts of 4 hours a week.  Come to the center or call to inquire.


 

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